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Other common names
Californian lilac 'Blue Mound'
Ceanothus can be evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees, with simple leaves and small blue, pink or white flowers in profuse axillary or terminal clusters. They are fast-growing but may be short-lived
'Blue Mound' is a bushy medium-sized evergreen shrub of broad, dense habit, with glossy oblong-ovate leaves and compact heads of small bright blue flowers in late spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grow in well-drained soil sheltered from cold, drying winds
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 8
Pests Generally pest free
May be subject to honey fungus
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